International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (IFF) was named to the Euronext Vigeo World 120 index for its commitment to environmental, social and governance performance.
“I am truly delighted to be among the highest-ranking companies for corporate responsibility,” said Andreas Fibig, IFF chairman and CEO. “Sustainability is a vital part of our business strategy and I am proud that our employees believe deeply in its value. Their commitment to making the world a better place is what drives sustainability at IFF.”
In order to be considered for the index, constituents are reviewed on a biannual basis in the areas of human rights, human resources, corporate governance, business behavior, environment and community involvement. The company was included on the list after achieving high rating among these categories. In addition to this recognition, IFF was named to both the Barron’s 100 Most Sustainable Companies list and FTSE Russell’s FTSE4Good sustainability index in 2018.
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“Our inclusion in the Euronext Vigeo World 120 index underscores the compelling connection between doing good and doing good business – both are important to us,” said Rich O’Leary, executive vice president and CFO. “We are humbled to be in the company of so many other organizations for whom sustainability is a driver of their success and deeply value this recognition of our efforts thus far.”